DISTINGUISHED MEMBERSHIP AND SWPCE MASTERCLASS

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Professionalize your Social work career with C-ISOWN’s Distinguished Membership and the SWPCE Executive Certification Masterclass

Nominate yourself or a deserving colleague today!

In line with its mandate, C-ISOWN is pleased to invite nominations for the upcoming Distinguished Membership and the Social Work Proficiency Certification Executive Masterclass. This exclusive program is designed for Senior level officers who are currently serving in various capacities within the Social work sector.

In a significant development for the Social work profession in Nigeria, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria gave assent to the Act establishing the Chartered Institute of Social Work Practitioners of Nigeria (Act No 25 of 2022). This landmark legislation marks the establishment of the first Social work professional and regulatory body in the country. The Act grants the Institute various powers, as outlined in the Federal Government Gazette No. 151 of 21st August 2022. Notably, the law empowers members of the Institute to affix a membership seal and stamp on all documents emanating from them, ensuring adherence to professional quality standards. The Act also aims to enhance identity, maintain practice excellence; and monitoring, enforcement and evaluation within the Social work profession.

The Executive Social Work Proficiency Program aims to enhance the knowledge, skills, and competencies of professionals in the field, ensuring that they are equipped to address the complex social issues facing Nigeria today. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in intensive training sessions, interactive workshops, and case studies, all facilitated by renowned experts in the field.

The program will cover a wide range of courses, including: Social Work Programming, Social Work Policy Formulation and Implementation, Social Work Program Design and Implementation, Social Work Case Management, Social Work Advocacy and Campaign, Social Work Core Competencies and Skills, Social Work Cases and Best Practice
social policy and more.

Participants will also have the opportunity to network with fellow professionals, exchange ideas, and learn from each other’s experiences.

To be eligible for nomination, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Hold a Senior level position within the Social work sector.
  2. Have a minimum of five years experience in the field.
  3. Possess relevant professional qualification in Social work or a related discipline.

Nominations can be made by individuals or organizations, and should include a detailed resume of the nominee, highlighting their achievements, contributions to the field, and commitment to professional development.

Nominations should be submitted to the C-ISOWN Secretariat no later than 30th May, 2024

Upon successful nomination, candidates will be required to undergo a rigorous selection process, which will include an interview and assessment of their professional portfolio.

Successful candidates will be notified of their acceptance into the program and will be provided with further details regarding the Masterclass.

This is a unique opportunity for those on Social work roles to enhance their skills, expand their knowledge, and contribute to the advancement of the Social work sector in Nigeria. Do not miss out on this opportunity to be part of a prestigious program that will elevate your career to new heights.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Directors responsible for:
i Social Welfare;
ii. Women/Gender Affairs;
iii. Rehabilitation and reintegration;
iv. Child development
v. Youths and Sport
vi. Orphan and Vulnerable Children;
vii. Medical Social Services;
iix. Vocational development;
ix. Social security
x. Community development;
and other related Departments in the Public Service;
Heads of Social Work related Institutions in Public Agencies;
Chief Executive Officers of related Non-Governmental/ International Agencies in Nigeria.

COURSE FEES
Executive Masterclass Tuition: N275,800.00 per participant (This include course materials and program certification)

HOW TO APPLY:
i. Log on to www.c-isown.org/enhanced-placement
ii. Fill an online application form and pay the required fees as stipulated and submit same on portal with all required attachments.
iii. On successful assessment of your submissions, a letter of invitation for the Master class and or assessment as appropriate shall be forwarded to your email specifying all necessary applicable details.
iv. Induction information will be forwarded to all successful candidates.

For more information and to submit nominations, please contact the C-ISOWN Secretariat at: olafolaatere@c-isown.org
08055143284, 07069458282.

Sw. Aniekan Michael
Head, Publicity/Communication




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